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English definition of “pad”

pad

noun [C] (SOFT MATERIAL)   /pæd/
a flat piece of soft material used to protect a surface, to prevent injury to a person, or to give a fuller shape to clothing: Hockey players wear these pillow-thick leg pads. A carpet and pad on the floor help insulate against the cold. padding    /ˈpæd·ɪŋ/ noun [U] We put some padding around the sides of the baby’s crib.
(Definition of pad noun (SOFT MATERIAL) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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